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Senior Business Analyst

Date:  13-Mar-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Digital
Sub-Function:  Digital


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

If you live and breathe digital, we want to offer you a super challenging and exciting role in Digital Olam. Digital Olam is a brand-new group with the energy, drive, and brave thinking attitude needed to bring innovation to Olam. Our job is to accelerate the impact of digital transformation by partnering closely with our business units, we prototype ideas, test them in real business scenarios, and quickly adapt the solution. Combining data science, human-centered design, and the latest rapid development techniques—such as agile, micro services and DevOps—we help Olam deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses. We are Digital Olam!!!

Job Description

  • The business analyst is responsible for working over the entire project development life cycle which generally starts from the elicitation of business requirements to the testing and go-live of the system
  • The main objective of the business analyst is to deliver the functional design specifications to meet the specified business objectives of the project
  • Should Interact with the business users and work closely with them to understand their business needs and opportunities
  • He or she is also responsible for coordinating the entire staff indulged in handling the project by preparing and leading the coordination meetings
  • The business analyst specifies various strategies for completing the project and identifies the data flow. Should closely work with business teams to understand and document the business requirements. Liaise with the technology team to come up with solutions to meet business needs
  • Should carry out processes to validate the functionalities developed with the various participants from the Business & Technology team
  • Preparing and maintaining documents, procedures, user guides, and business processes is another important job responsibility of the business analyst
  • Designing and documenting the user manuals is also undertaken by the business analyst. He or she may also undertake various training sessions to train the future trainers as needed
  • Good to have experience in digital marketing implementations for eCommerce & digital projects.

Profile Description

  • Graduate or Postgraduate in Computer Science or relevant discipline with a minimum of 4 - 9 years of experience in Business Analysis role
  • Effective organizational and management skills
  • Expert in time management and the ability for achieving the given tasks within the allocated time frame
  • Knowledge of Agile implementation methodologies is a must
  • Expert judgment and decision-making skills
  • Should possess good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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